Section 6 Summary Offences Act – Obstructing Traffic


Section 6 of the Summary Offences Act 1998 (NSW) is the criminal offence of Obstructing Traffic and is stated below.

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The Legislation

6 Obstructing traffic

A person shall not, without reasonable excuse (proof of which lies on the person), wilfully prevent, in any manner, the free passage of a person, vehicle or vessel in a public place.

Maximum penalty: 4 penalty units.